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Weston, Edward 1886-1958

Overview
Works: 655 works in 1,088 publications in 5 languages and 27,956 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Diaries  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Discographies  Portraits  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Artist, Illustrator, Correspondent, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: TR140.W45, 770.92
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California and the West by Charis Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1940 and 1978 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston on photography by Edward Weston( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston omnibus : a critical anthology by Weston Edward (( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My camera on Point Lobos by Edward Weston( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston in Mexico, 1923-1926 by Amy Conger( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tina Modotti & Edward Weston : the Mexico years by Sarah M Lowe( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tina Modotti and Edward Weston arrived in Mexico in 1923 at the start of an extraordinary period of artistic creativity that became known as the Mexican Renaissance. The book traces the interwoven lives and work of Modotti and Weston from the early 1920's in Los Angeles, where they met, until the 1930's, focusing in detail on their time together in Mexico, where virtually all of Modotti's photographs were taken. In bringing together for the first time close to 150 photographs by Modotti and Weston, it reveals the distinctive responses to Mexico of two photographers from widely different backgrounds. At the same time, like other Modernists in Mexico, these two artists self-consciously created work that broke wholly with the immediate past, and fashioned an idiom in defiance of traditional ideas. A selection of images by two Mexican photographers, Manuel Alvarez Bravo and Mariana Yampolsky, reveals how indigenous photography was influenced by these two foreigners
Lorenzo in Taos by Mabel Dodge Luhan( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of D.H. Lawrence's sojourn in New Mexico, including many letters from Lawrence
Edward Weston's California landscapes by James Enyeart( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weston's Westons : portraits and nudes by Theodore E Stebbins( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston : photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum by Brett Abbott( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The biography of the photographer Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958) is full of colorful vignettes of the sort that enliven popular accounts of an artist's life. The singular pursuit of aesthetic ideals (and the resulting financial hardships); the marriages, divorces, and affairs; the early onset of a debilitating illness - all punctuate most Weston histories. However, what remains at the core of any examination of the photographer's career is his body of work, which includes signature images that are among the finest in the medium." "In 2003 the Getty Museum, which holds a collection of about 240 Weston prints, hosted a colloquium on the photographer. This volume in the In Focus series records remarks by the author, Brett Abbott, along with those of six other participants: William Clift, Amy Conger, David Featherstone, Weston Naef, David Travis, and Jennifer Watts. Context for their conversation is provided by the author's introduction, plate texts, and chronology. Approximately fifty of Weston's images demonstrate why his work continues to resonate with a contemporary public and serves as a model for a host of photographers active today."--Jacket
Edward Weston : photography and modernism by Theodore E Stebbins( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This third and culminating volume in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts' outstanding series on Edward Weston (1886-1958) examines the greatest works of Weston's career, his stylistic development, and especially the ways in which he responded to contemporary modernists. Comparative illustrations of work by Picasso, Brancusi, O'Keeffe, Diego Rivera, Henrietta Shore, and other artists provide a better understanding of these influences. Following an introduction by Theodore Stebbins, three sections of photographs with accompanying essays demonstrate the entire range of Weston's work: his work as a pictorialist before 1920; experimental portraits, landscapes, and still lifes from the Mexican Period; his landmark still lifes of shells and peppers; small-format portraiture and fragmentary nudes; the classic "high modernist" series of nudes and dunes from the 1930s; and his late abstract landscapes. Included are brilliant prints of Weston's most famous images, including Pepper 30, Excusado, and Palma Cuernavaca, as well as numerous unfamiliar photographs that broaden our understanding of this great photographer."--Jacket
EW:100 : centennial essays in honor of Edward Weston( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Igor Stravinsky by Edwin Corle( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anton Josef Trčka, Edward Weston, Helmut Newton by Carl Albrecht Haenlein( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in German and English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Artificial of the Real : March 14- May 24 1998
Weston's Westons : California and the West by Karen E Quinn( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston, the form of the nude by Edward Weston( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter in Taos by Mabel Dodge Luhan( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making a photograph : an introduction to photography by Ansel Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tina Modotti & Edward Weston : the Mexico years
Alternative Names
Edward Henry Weston

Edward Weston

Edward Weston Amerikai fotóművész

Edward Weston amerikanischer Fotograf

Edward Weston amerikansk fotograf

Edward Weston fotograaf

Edward Weston fotografo statunitense

Weston, Edward Henry

Weston, Edward Henry 1886-1958

Едвард Вестон

Уэстон, Эдвард

אדוארד וסטון

ادوارد وستون عکاس آمریکایی

إدوارد ويستون

에드워드 웨스턴

ウェストン, エドワード

ウエストン, エドワード

エドワード・ウェストン

爱德华·韦斯顿

Languages
English (226)

German (11)

French (5)

Italian (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Edward Weston : photographs from the J. Paul Getty MuseumEdward Weston : photography and modernismEW:100 : centennial essays in honor of Edward WestonAnton Josef Trčka, Edward Weston, Helmut NewtonEdward Weston, the form of the nudeEdward Weston : a legacyEdward Weston : the flame of recognition : his photographs accompanied by excerpts from the daybooks & letters